subway

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English[edit]

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Subway Noun-Definition 3.
A tunnel for pedestrians.
A subway station in Munich, Germany

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ way

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

subway (plural subways)

  1. (Canada, US, Scotland) An underground railway, especially for mass transit of people in urban areas.
  2. (US) A rapid transit system, regardless of the elevation of its right of way.
  3. (Britain) An underground walkway, tunnel for pedestrians (called pedestrian underpass in US).
  4. An underground route for pipes, sewers, etc.

Synonyms[edit]

(underground railway):

(rapid transit system):

(underground walkway):

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

subway (third-person singular simple present subways, present participle subwaying, simple past and past participle subwayed)

  1. (intransitive, US, informal) To travel by underground railway.
    • 2008 February 13, Melissa Clark, “From Paris, With Hustle”, in New York Times[1]:
      I suppose I could have subwayed around town in search of froufrou French pastry shops.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

subway m (plural subways or subway)

  1. subway